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searching for biocide for smelly glaze+++

updated sat 14 oct 00


Sharon31 on fri 13 oct 00

Will these material help when I recycle old claybody? This summer I had to
throw a lot of stink clay, I think that the purely chemicals are ruining the
plasticity of the claybody, don't they?
Ababi Sharon

----- Original Message -----
From: "Amy Ramsey"
Sent: Friday, October 13, 2000 03:21
Subject: Re: Searching for Biocide for Smelly Glaze

> Dave,
> Have you ever tried grapefruit seed extract? One trade name is
> and I swear, this stuff will kill ANYTHING. I add a few drops to my
> throwing water-blood poisoning just once was enough to convince me that
> all clay related "buggies" are nice.
> The grapefruit seed extract is an antimicrobial agent, you can even clean
> your toothbrush with it. I have always found it at the health food store.
> It's about 10 dollars for a about 4 oz.
> Best of luck
> Amy Ramsey
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Finkelnburg [mailto:dfinkeln@CYBERHIGHWAY.NET]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 11, 2000 12:43 PM
> Subject: Searching for Biocide for Smelly Glaze
> I am using some local materials which contain organics and in the bucket
> glaze tends to go septic and get all smelly! :-( I tend to have the
> problem when I use CMC as a hardener. Does someone have experience with a
> biocide which will kill the bacteria in my glaze without being a health
> hazard? Thanks in advance!
> Dave Finkelnburg in Idaho
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